Los Angeles Times - Hot Property
By Lauren Beale
July 2, 2009
Ennis House FoundationÃÂ has spent about $6.5 million to restore the estate. The Mayan-inspired landmarkÃÂ is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Frank Lloyd Wright - designed Ennis House in Los Feliz has landed on the Multiple Listing Service at $15 million.
The 1924 concrete-block structure has four bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms in about 6,000 square feet. The Mayan-inspiredÃÂ state landmark sits on about three-quarters of an acre with city, canyon and ocean views.
Architectural details include high wood-beamed ceilings, art-glass windows, a window-lined loggia looking out on the pool and glass mosaic-tile fireplace in the living room. There is a billiard room, bar, library, den, office, pantry and basement. Chauffeur's quarters, with a bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette and living area, are above the four-car garage.
The seller is the Ennis House Foundation, a nonprofit that has spent about $6.5 million to restore the estate, the largest example of Wrig